NY Yankees Long Time Owner George Steinbrenner Suffers Massive Heart Attack (Update: The Boss Dies at age 80)
It is being reported that long time New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has suffered a massive heart attack. Steinbrenner just turned 80 on July 4th. Steinbrenner, the Bronx Bombers owner of the New York Yankees since 1973 has won 11 pennants and seven World Series titles.
We say goodbye to George Steinbrenner, Rest in Peace
Reports from New York indicate Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has suffered a massive heart attack.
Reports by WABC, the sister station of WPVI, indicate George Steinbrenner was rushed to St. Joseph’s hospital, and his condition is not known.
Sadly, just the other day the long time voice, iconic PA announcer Bob Sheppard of the Yankees passed away.
We wish George well!
UPDATE I: Oh my, sad news to report in the word of baseball … George Steinbrenner, The Boss, has passed away at the age of 80 after suffering a heart attack. The Ohio born executive known as “The Boss” leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth Joan Zieg, and their four children Hank, Hal, Jessica and Jennifer.
Steinbrenner died around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Tampa, the source said.
Steinbrenner, who celebrated his 80th birthday on July 4, has been the owner of the Yankees since 1973